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Lamar Consolidated ISD’s board of trustees has voted to begin the process of creating the district’s own police department after the city of Rosenberg voted to end its partnership with the school district.

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Barraged by hundreds of sexabuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in …

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Central Fort Bend Chamber business owners and residents are invited to join Rosenberg Mayor William T. “Bill” Benton at the chamber’s annual State of the City address on Wednesday. The luncheon will be held at the Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 SH 36 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Benton will di…

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Fort Bend County residents can cast early ballots in the Democrat and Republic primary elections today. Early voting ends Feb. 28. Voters may cast their ballot at any vote center location. However, voters must show proper identification. Voters should expect heavy turnout and longer wait tim…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and China both reported a rise in new virus cases on Sunday and a diplomatic row erupted after Israel turned back a South Korean airliner, underscoring fear and tensions over the fast-spreading outbreak that South Korean prime minister said had entered a…

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner but escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump.

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” won best motion picture, best actor and best supporting actor Saturday at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognizes entertainers of color ladled honors on the film that was snubbed by bigger shows thro…

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he's a heavyweight champion.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses, heartening his supporters and stoking alarm among moderates who fear he is too liberal and would lose to President Donald Trump.

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TORONTO (AP) — David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury.

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MIAMI (AP) — Grammy award-winning singer Pharrell may have been fired from three different McDonald's as a teen, but that didn't stop him from opening what has become one of the hottest restaurants in Miami.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is raising questions about the Transportation Security Administration’s use of the China-owned video app TikTok, citing potential national security concerns and a ban by the Department of Homeland Security.

MISSION, Texas (AP) — The Riverside Club is a popular South Texas hangout for retirees and Winter Texans who want to enjoy a taste of Americana while gazing at another country from the banks of the Rio Grande.

Fort Bend County Fair 2019

George Ranch High School sophomore Lanae Patsy Buie, 15, of Rosenberg, earned a first-place prize in the 2019 Fort Bend County Fair Talent Show last weekend for her performance of “Big Time.” She competed in the senior division.

Needville Middle School sixth-grader Zane Atkinson, 11, showed the grand champion goat at this year’s Fort Bend County Fair. His parents are Mark and Marissa Atkinson.

After four hours, 18 classes of pigs and lots of smiles, the swine show on Sunday came to an end. And Needville Junior High seventh-grader Cale Zwahr’s swine was named grand champion.